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Table 2 Microcirculatory parameters

From: Effects of hypertonic saline and mannitol on cortical cerebral microcirculation in a rabbit craniotomy model

  Before osmotherapy After osmotherapy
  Group HTS (n = 8) Group MTL (n = 8) P Group HTS (n = 8) Group MTL (n = 8) P
SVD (mm.mm−2) 7.44 ± 3.01 6.55 ± 2.36 0.5216 6.82 ± 1.95 5.86 ± 1.34 0.2699
TVD (mm.mm−2) 10.60 ± 2.44 10.06 ± 2.41 0.6636 9.99 ± 2.45 8.04 ± 2.00 0.1022
PSVD (mm.mm−2) 7.33 ± 2.95 6.43 ± 2.18 0.4978 6.70 ± 2.06 4.51 ± 2.00 0.0474
PVD (mm.mm−2) 10.37 ± 2.52 9.88 ± 2.45 0.7021 9.75 ± 2.60 6.73 ± 2.89* 0.0457
PPV (%) 97.1 ± 3.9 98.1 ± 3.1 0.5900 96.9 ± 4.7 79.8 ± 22.5* 0.0541
MFI 3.00 (2.97;3.00) 2.95 (2.79;3.00) 0.3282 3.00 (2.98;3.01) 2.66 (2.52;2.88) 0.0207
DeBacker score (mm−1) 6.59 ± 1.33 6.43 ± 1.57 0.8247 6.49 ± 1.58 5.32 ± 1.14 0.1128
  1. SVD small vessel density, TVD total vessel density, PSVD perfused small vessel density, PVD perfused vessel density, PPV proportion of perfused vessels, MFI microvascular flow index, HTS hypertonic saline, MTL mannitol
  2. *P < 0.05 vs Before osmotherapy